Committee of the Whole Meeting

Monday, January 13, 2020 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Every Month until March 09, 2020

Committee of the Whole Meeting

Please join us on the second Monday of every month for our regular Committee of the Whole meeting. Committee of the Whole meetings begin at 5:00 pm in the Council Chambers on the third floor of the Municipal Administration Building located at 136 Hammond Street, Shelburne. All motions made at a Committee meeting must be retified by a motion of Council.

Open Meetings

Meetings of the Committee are open to the public in accordance with the Municipal Government Act of Nova Scotia. We welcome everyone to attend and listen to the discussions and decisions, but remember – only those who are on the agenda may address Council or a committee. Exceptions to this general rule include public hearings and second readings of any by-law under consideration. 

Closed Meetings

For confidentality reasons, some Council and Committee meetings must be held in closed sessions. It will noted in the agendas and meeting minutes of an open meeting whether a closed meeting has been held, and generally the matter under consideration.

Closed sessions may be held to address:

Purchase, sale, lease, or security of property
Setting minimum price to be accepted at a tax sale
Personnel matters
Labour relations
Contract negotiations
Litigation or potential litigation
To receive legal advice eligible for solicitor-client privilege
Public security

Committee of the Whole Meeting

Monday, February 10, 2020 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Every Month until March 09, 2020

Committee of the Whole Meeting

Please join us on the second Monday of every month for our regular Committee of the Whole meeting. Committee of the Whole meetings begin at 5:00 pm in the Council Chambers on the third floor of the Municipal Administration Building located at 136 Hammond Street, Shelburne. All motions made at a Committee meeting must be retified by a motion of Council.

Open Meetings

Meetings of the Committee are open to the public in accordance with the Municipal Government Act of Nova Scotia. We welcome everyone to attend and listen to the discussions and decisions, but remember – only those who are on the agenda may address Council or a committee. Exceptions to this general rule include public hearings and second readings of any by-law under consideration. 

Closed Meetings

For confidentality reasons, some Council and Committee meetings must be held in closed sessions. It will noted in the agendas and meeting minutes of an open meeting whether a closed meeting has been held, and generally the matter under consideration.

Closed sessions may be held to address:

Purchase, sale, lease, or security of property
Setting minimum price to be accepted at a tax sale
Personnel matters
Labour relations
Contract negotiations
Litigation or potential litigation
To receive legal advice eligible for solicitor-client privilege
Public security